Program Manager Community Youth Development (75210/75215/75241/75216)

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UNT System Overview

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students.

Posting TitleProgram Manager Community Youth Development (75210/75215/75241/75216)DepartmentDAL-Pre-Collegiate Programs-500300Job LocationDallasFull Time/Part TimeSalary InformationSalary commensurate with experienceDepartment Summary

The Community Youth Development program provides an array of services such as mentoring, youth leadership development, and after-school programs to promote protective factors in youth and prevent negative outcomes such as juvenile delinquency. The CYD – Rising Blazers Program at the University of North Texas at Dallas will provide Mental Health, Academic, and Social/ Emotional support through Community Collaborative Programming for students within the Dallas area. The Rising Blazers Programs at UNT Dallas will be integral partners with our participants, their families, local schools (public, private and charter) and our service providers to identify, advise and ultimately guide them to resolutions to the issues students which impact their Social, Emotional and/or Academic lives. The goal is to provide a Vision, Framework, and Holistic Plan for each student to attain their High School Diploma and Collegiate Degree in order to become active participants of our society.

Position Overview

The Community Youth Development Program Manager is a key member of the Texas Health and Family Services sponsored Community Youth Development and will have the primary responsibility of overseeing the Community Youth Development Program. The Community Youth Development Program is a component of the state-funded CYD Program to assist low income/first generation, 13 to 17-year-old youth of all backgrounds to engage with human flourishing through the intellectual and practical approaches to developing healthy, and successful lives in civic, professional, and personal ways. The Program Manager is responsible for the day to day operations of the project including planning, implementing, overseeing the budget, developing educational programs (tutoring, college/field trips, Saturday institutes, and summer programs), preparing monthly and annual institutional and state reports, and working with key personnel in the respective zip codes to identify potential students and families to participate.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in related field and four years of professional related experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

•Experience with project management tools and their effective use in managing projects.
•Formal or informal training in developing community relationships and engaging clients in program services
•Manage and expand program partnerships.
•Ability to communicate effectively with diverse populations verbally and in writing.
•Ability to develop budgets and monitor expenditures
•Excellent oral and written communications capabilities.
•Strong presentation skills.
•Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills.
•Ability to direct a wide variety of services efficiently in a fast-paced environment.
•Ability to work independently and with others.
•Ability to utilize computer technology to access data, maintain records and generate reports.

Preferred QualificationsRequired License / Registration / CertificationWork Schedule


Driving University VehicleNoSecurity SensitiveThis is a security sensitive position.EEO Statement

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Classification TitleProgram ManagerPhysical RequirementsCarrying, Driving, Lifting up to 10 pounds, Pulling , Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Standing, Walking, Writing, Talk or Hear Job Duties


Manage and organize the facilitation of daily operations of the Community Youth Development Program both internally and externally.


Manage the work of the Community Youth Development Administrative Program Coordinator.


Support recruitment and communication with students the expectations and considerations of the Community Youth Development Program to meet monthly requirements.


Collaborate with service partners to create, implement, and document effective implementation of educational programs to assist students in the preparation of their development towards healthy and successful lives in civic, professional, and personal ways include, but not limited to tutoring, financial aid, financial literacy, advising, and career services, as well as participation in other CYD related activities and projects.


Create and coordinate collaborative relationships with organizations providing programs for future CYD participants.


Meet with community partners, service providers, counselors, and student groups and parents to monitor the implementation of the Community Youth Development program initiatives.


Prepare monthly and annual institutional and state reports.


Maintain compliance with UNT Dallas policies and procedures as well as State regulations.


Track statistics, gather and analyze data, and submit required reports.

Posting NumberS813PPosition End Date (if temporary)Special Instructions to ApplicantsQuicklink for Posting Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is your Philosophy for serving students?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * What is your highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associate's Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • Doctorate
  3. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+
Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of Names and Contact Information for 3 references
  4. Letter of Recommendation
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    Posted: 9/24/2020
    Application Due: 12/23/2020
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